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The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 442 678
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steak frites” (77 reviews)
“pain perdu” (126 reviews)
“duck confit” (14 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best, or just the best, french bistrot in Lebanon. No need to overdo it, simple menu, good wine list, nice staff, for an enjoyable moment

1  Thank Patnam
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

When you want to eat french food all you have to do is to visit couqley.. you can find the best steak (steak et frites or beef filet) and the dessert is to die for ( i visited so many restaurants in Lebanon but at...More

2  Thank josesiso
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Stumbled into this old-style French bistro one afternoon - and we were wowed. Steak frites and steak tartar were both wonderful, cooked to order and the frites were tasty and crispy, done in fresh oil. The service was just right. They checked in once or...More

1  Thank SaintSal
Reviewed 5 May 2018

A popular venue and it is easy to see why. Extensive menu, good food and pleasant ambience. Good service and we all enjoyed our meal, everyone having something different so a decent selection from across the venue. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank 666awy2015
Reviewed 4 May 2018

The food is good (not great), the staff is really friendly, prices are correct and they have affordable formulas (steak formula on Mondays). They unfortunately cancelled the mussels formula on Wednesdays. A recommended address

1  Thank Olivier D
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This is one the places that should be on the top of the list when you visit Beirut. You will have the best steak frite in Beirut... you should try the Quinoa Rocca Salad and to try their specialty pain perdu. They an excellent selection...More

1  Thank MarcZd
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The place we go to when we want to indulge in a tasty steak frites. We also like the grilled chicken with tagliatelle. The food is absolutely delicious. Couqley's steak frites is unbeatable and the sauce is mouthwatering. We always like to end our meal...More

1  Thank TheUrbanPotato
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Okay atmosphere and not bad cuisine, YET incompetent management by all means (unfortunately). Last time we visited the joint we ordered foie-gras (half cooked, yet the waiter insisted it was raw) (no harm in being ignorant) it was served with three slices of fig bread....More

Thank Elie H
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Having just arrived the night before in Beirut, we were eager to find a cozy French bistro to celebrate having the family reunited (full disclosure : we are all adults so cannot speak to how children friendly the establishment is). The family was not disappointed...More

1  Thank Erik P
Reviewed 12 March 2018

one of the best restaurants in Beirut, staff, ambiance, and food quality. steak lovers you'll like this a lot.

1  Thank duaabaghdadi91
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 442 678
  • E-mail
Couqley is a French bistro located in 'The Alleyway' in Beirut's trendy Gemmayze district and in Blueberry Square in Dbayeh, just off the main highway. Couqley offers traditional bistro meals such as Steak Frites, Duck Confit, Foie Gras, Special Salads - prepared by Executive Chef and Co-Owner Alexis Couquelet. Open for lunch & dinner during the week and for brunch on the weekend, diners can choose from an extensive selection of accessible wines - sold at retail prices and not regular restaurant prices. Couqley's design is inspired by an artisan’s workshop and features a traditional hand-cut mosaic stone floor, marble & zinc bar and a charming outdoor seating area. Couqley is available to host your Special Events.
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